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Pennsylvania State Senate

John B Beck



Session Position District Party
1867 14 Democrat
1869 14 Democrat
 Counties   Lycoming, Snyder, Union


1813 - 1890

Born in Shrewsberry, York County, February 5, 1813, Senator John B. Beck moved to Williamsport in 1839; trained and worked as a tailor; entered the hardware business, 1863; served as Sheriff of Lycoming County, 1850-1853; served three years in the state House of Representatives in 1854, 1862, and 1863; and one term in the state Senate, 1868-1870.  He married first, Mary A. Butler, and second, Josephine White.  The Senator died in Williamsport in October 1890.